The hospital held a ceremony welcoming 12 students into its new Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. The 12 students were chosen from 100 applicants, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Maine, Tennessee, and Wisconsin.
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Researchers at Mount Sinai Hospital have developed new software to treat patients suffering from major depressive disorder without medication—and the results are comparable to drug therapy, Marla Durben Hirsch writes for Hospitals & Health Networks.
Patient adherence to prescribed statins is low, despite research affirming the drugs' life-saving benefits, and researchers are divided as to whether statins' actual side effects are deterring adherence—or whether it's the "nocebo effect," Melissa Healy writes for the Los Angeles Times' "Science Now."
Tom Simon, one of the report's co-authors and the associate director for science in CDC's Division of Violence Protection, says the data show "substantial increases in suicide rates for both young males and young females" between 2007 and 2015.